Bock, Walter J. Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia University, New York, New York.
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A diverse order of land birds found mainly in the tropics. The interrelationships of several families have been disputed, with no resolution. The closest affinities of the coraciiforms may be with other land birds, such as the Piciformes and Passeriformes. See also: Passeriformes; Piciformes
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